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BATAAN DAY MEMORIAL
April 10, Saturday, 9:30-11:15 p.m.. Join the Filipino Veterans of World War II in marking the 62nd year of the Fall of Bataan at the Bataan-Corregidor Bridge at the corner of Wacker and State Street in downtown Chicago. Call the president of the group, Arcadio Calabas for details: (773) 262-9532 or email him at arcadiocalabas@comcast.net. Your support to pass the Filipino Veterans Equity Bill now pending at Capitol Hill in Washington will honor those who sacrificed for the cause of freedom.

EASTER EGG HUNT
April 10, Saturday, 5 p.m. The Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Homeland Realty for children ages 5-11, at 4916 Dempster corner Bronx St., Skokie. Door prizes and many children books will be given away free. Bring your own Easter basket or bag for the hunt. Refreshment will be served. Adult should accompany the kids. For details, call (847) 329-1070.

EASTER CANTATA
April 11, Easter Sunday, 6 pm. The Hope Christian Church will perform songs in praise of the Risen Lord, conducted by Henry Garcia at their Church at 5405 W. Lincoln Avenue in Skokie. Parking available. Free Admission. For particulars call Rev. Dan Santiago (847) 663-0211.

ATENEANS Bukas Palad
April 22, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State corner Superior Street, Chicago. Come early at 6:30 pm and join in the merienda-cena. Ateneans USA presents "Bukas Palad" Music Ministry, in their first concert in the Windy City. Tickets for $ 25/ available by calling Romy Cailles (630) 654-1011. Proceeds will go to AteneansUSA Scholarship Fund.

ST. PETER DINNER-DANCE
April 23, Friday, 7 pm. Fil-Am Club of St. Peter Catholic Church's annual Spring Dance at Manzo Banquet Hall in Des Plaines, Oakton and Elmhurst Road. $40/per includes dinner. Dancing and special numbers. Proceeds will help the St Peter Parochial School in Skokie. Call Jun Ortiz (847) 679-8338 05 Bert Sagritalo (847) 679-5677 for particulars.

ANCOP CONCERT
May 23, Sunday, Bo Sanchez will be featured in afternoon of inspirational talk, healing ministry and gospel songs, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mather High School Auditorium at Lincoln Avenue just south of Peterson in Chicago.
This event is sponsored by Ancop Foundation. Proceeds go to building of houses for the poor in the Philippines.
Tickets for $25/per are available from Sally (630) 968-5845, Marge (630) 985-0092, Noami (773) 589-2596 and Elvie (847) 383-4745.

SINING KUMINTANG
May 28 Friday, 7:30 pm. and May 29 (Saturday), 4 pm. The international-acclaimed "Sining Kumintang" Excellent interpretation of Philippine folk dances and songs. Exotic costumes. $25/ ticket available from Manny Patenio (847) 679-5736, Juanito Roque (847) 675-4936, Roger Decilio (847) 675-0183.


FACC-Kasarinlan Philippine Independence Schedule
The Filipino-American Council of Chicago (FACC) announced its schedule of activities for the 2004 Philippine Independence Week celebration.
This is the second year of FACC-Kasarinlan, and it promises to be broader in scope.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SATURDAY, JUNE 12TH - FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY
(Followed by Filipino-Style Breakfast)
Jose P. Rizal Heritage Center
8AM FREE admission

SATURDAY, JUNE 12th - KASARINLAN DINNER BALL
Marriott Chicago O'Hare Hotel
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631
6:30PM $60/person
Ticket Sales: Mauro Laracas 773-271-1481

SUNDAY, JUNE 13th - MOTORCADE AND PICNIC
In cooperation with the PIWC Committee
Labaugh Woods @ Foster and Cicero Aves. Chicago, IL

SUNDAY, JUNE 20th - FACC SENIOR HEALTH FAIR
Jose P. Rizal Heritage Center
- blood suger screening
- cholesterol screening
- blood pressure count
- osteoporisis screening
- health counseling
- oral dental exams
9AM - 4PM FREE admission

SATURDAY, JUNE 26th - CHILDREN'S FILIPINO HERITAGE FESTIVAL
(By Friends of Children at the Rizal Center
Jose P. Rizal Heritage Center Filipino Myths and Legends storytelling hour)
- Bulilit Achievement Awards
- Dance Party
6PM - 11PM $7 students/$12 all others

SUNDAY, JUNE 27th - ARAW NG PASASALAMAT
Jose P. Rizal Heritage Center
Day of thanks for all the hard work done by volunteers and for those who
took time to celebrate with us!


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OVERALL CHAIR - Manny Belbis
VICE CHAIR - Ram Cabanero
DINNER BALL CHAIR - Rene Abella
BUSINESS MANAGER - Gal Casquejo
BEAUTY PAGEANT - Thelma Bascos
DINNER BALL TICKETS -
Mauro Laracas
ENTERTAINMENT - Ben Rosero
OUTREACH - Rene Abella
PICNIC & MOTORCADE - Oriel Mojica
PROGRAM - Rose Tibayan
PUBLICITY - Ting Joven
RAFFLE TICKETS - Jean Paredes
REGISTRATION - Marina Alban
SEATING - Thelma Bascos
SOUVENIR PROGRAM - John Tablizo

PUBLICITY QUESTIONS
Ting Joven: 847-342-1233 or tingjoven@aol.com

TICKET INFORMATION
Mauro Laracas: 773-271-1481